Archive / Papers / Spear Papers: Box 8


Bequeathed by Dr (Thomas George) Percival Spear. Lecturer, St Stephen’s College, Delhi 1924-40; various posts in Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India 1940-45; Bursar, Selwyn College, Cambridge 1945-70; Lecturer in History, Cambridge University 1963-69.

  1. File marked ‘Director’s Study Group’ within which is a folder marked ‘India at Peace, 1828-38’ containing:- School of Oriental and African Studies discussion group’s agendas, correspondence, proposals for contributions, manuscript notes, typescript notes on Lord William Bentinck.
  2. File marked ‘Philips Group – Wellesley’ containing:-
    • Rough notes on ‘India: Society in War 1795-1808’, and papers on:-
    • ‘Agrarian Society and the Pax Britannica in Northern India’,
    • ‘Town Building in North India 1790-1830’,
    • ‘British Diplomacy and the Marathas 1795-1805’,
    • ‘Maratha Politics and Society Under the Peshwars: Consensus and Conflict’,
    • ‘Military Resouces and Techniques in the Anglo-Maratha Conflict’,
    • ‘The Impact of the Mysore and Maratha Wars Upon the Society of South India’,
    • ‘A Study of the Political and Social Conditions of Delhi and its Adjacent Territory 1795-1803’,
    • ‘Mysore After the Conquest’,
    • ‘The Akbar of the Company’s Dynasty’,
    • ‘Economic and Political Expansion: the Case of Oudh’,
    • ‘Wellesley and Western India’.
  3. File containing various letters to and from T.G.P. Spear.
  4. Paper by B.N. Goswamy – ‘In the Sultan’s Shadow: Pre-Mughal Painting in and around Delhi’
  5. Paper by Feroz Ali Khan – ‘Sir Salar Jung I, the Great Statesman of Hyderabad’
  6. A note on the Records Preserved in the Marathi Section of the Central Records Office, Hyderabad State.
  7. Historical Publications of the Central Records Office, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad-Deccan.
  8. Facilities available in the Central Record Office.
  9. Paper by DeWitt C. Ellinwood – ‘British Policy and War: Ethnic Change in the Indian Army in World War I’.
  10. Paper by Jon Nichol – ‘British Expansion into Bengal, 1757-1764’.
  11. Paper by D.H. Killingley – ‘Scripture and Reason in the Religious Thought of Rammohun Roy’.
  12. Paper by J.F. Hilliker – ‘Charles Edward Trevelyan as an Educational Reformer in India, 1827-1838’.
  13. Paper by S.N. Mukherjee – ‘Class, Caste and Politics in Calcutta, 1815-1838’.
  14. Paper by S.N. Mukherjee – ‘The Social Implications of the Political Thoughts of Raja Rammohun Roy’.